"They return Ukraine's freedom": Zelensky awarded AFU tankers on their holiday. Video
On September 14, 2023, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Tank Forces for the first time, dedicated to the anniversary of the successful completion of the Kharkiv offensive in the city of Izium. President Volodymyr Zelensky awarded its participants and other defenders who skillfully operate combat vehicles on the front line.
The President 's speech to the defenders was published by the Office of the President. The politician noted that it was a great honor for him to congratulate the best (to watch the video, scroll to the end).
"When we greet our heroic tank troops and thank them, we thank them precisely because they return freedom, life and faith of our people in victory to Ukraine and make our forces stronger," the guarantor emphasized.
Zelensky did not forget about the heroes who were killed in the war. Our state will do everything to ensure that the names of these people are engraved on the eternal stone of national history.
"I wish you strength of spirit and health. I wish your loved ones and children health so that they always motivate and support you. Those who have them. Those who don't have children will have them," the president concluded.
As OBOZREVATEL reported, Zelensky visited the de-occupied Izium in the Kharkiv region exactly one year ago. The head of state raised the flag over the settlement together with the Ukrainian soldiers who liberated the city.